香港马会雷锋报图 【Nelson's Column: Don't panic, but Boris Johnson's government is coming over all Dad's Army

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Johnson’s new government is already developing a Dad’s Army feel about it. And not just because it’s led by a blustering Captain Mainwaring. Captain Boris eve【香港管家婆科大全 图库 】n has his own Lance Corporal Jones in the form of Brexiteer Food minister George Eustice, panicking everyone with shouts of DON’T PANIC.  Last week Co

rporal 【第024期开什么玄机马 】Jones excelled himself when answering Parliamentary w【天上有雷公打一肖 】ritten questions about【2020晚上开什么马 】 no-deal disruption to food supplies . Yes, these are still coming out though the PM hopes there’s no one to read them as MPs a【香港彩票论坛官方端口 】re on holiday. Tough, Boris. I’m s【005马报资料大全 】till here. Dads Army: Mainwarings Cabinet (Image: BBC) George breezily said everything will be fine because “the government has conducted exercises to test systems in preparation for leaving t【977966白天鹅心水论坛 】he EU without a dea【2020年半月码王资料图 】l.” He uses comforting phrases such as ”managing potential delays at ports”, “smooth flow of trade” and “smooth flow of goods” A real smoothy is our George. Eustice: smooth (Image: Newcastle Journal) Don’t panic then. But dr【132期跑狗玄机图高手解 】ill down further into what Corporal Jones says and, admitting 30 per cent of what we eat comes from the EU, adds in what is intended to be reassuring: “There will not be an overall shortage of food in the UK as the result of a no-deal Brexit【0820九龙心水官网直播开奖 】.” Not 【3748香港开奖现场 】so fast, buster. It’s that suspicious, weasel word “overall” which sows in me the seeds of panic. Especially when accompanied by “fluctuations in the availability of certain seasonal products such as fresh fruit.” Wishing to avoid panic he didn’t use the more precise “shortages” or “scarcity” or “of course we expect half-empty fruit veg shelves you gluttonous, want-it-all toads”. Panic buy: empty shelves (Image: MDM) No, instead Corporal Jones 【天空彩票与你同行1749 】asked us to look on the bright side because “the UK has a high degree 【2016天线宝宝中特图每期自动 】of se

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